Tag: sanctions

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EditorMay 19, 2020

Chris Oyakhilome messed with the wrong government and got sanctioned for it

Chris Oyakhilome, Founder of Believer’s Loveworld, is back in the news. A few weeks ago, he was trending across Nigeria ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 23, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 23rd of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Comply with public holidays or face sanctions – FG ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

Just In: UN security council begins emergency meeting on N’Korea’s nuclear test

The United Nations Security Council has started its emergency meeting to determine sanctions for North Korea over its latest nuclear. ...

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AzeezAugust 26, 2017

White House slams new financial sanctions on Venezuela

The White House has slammed fresh financial sanctions on Venezuela. This is aimed at pressuring the government of Venezuelan President ...

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EditorAugust 15, 2017

Iran threatens to quit nuclear deal if US impose new sanctions

by Adedotun Michael Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian newly elected President has threatened to quit the 2015 nuclear deal in hours ...

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ItunuoluwaAugust 7, 2017

United States will respond to Russia’s move to expel diplomats by Sept 1

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Monday that the United States will respond to Russia’s government’s move to cut ...

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ItunuoluwaAugust 3, 2017

Trump blames Congress for tense relationship with Russia and no “health-care”

President Trump in one tweet blamed the U.S Congress for the frosty U.S-Russia relationship and the now defunct repeal and ...

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ItunuoluwaAugust 2, 2017

Tillerson says he told Putin U.S-Russia relationship could get worse and it did

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters Tuesday that he warned Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 28, 2017

U.S. Senate boxes Trump in a corner with new Russia sanctions

In an almost unanimous vote, the U.S. Senate placed new sanctions on Russia, placing President Trump in a tight corner ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 21, 2017

Russia cancels meeting with the United States over sanctions

Russian has canceled a meeting scheduled between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and U.S under Secretary of state aimed at resolving ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 21, 2017

Trump had “very, very good discussions” with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko

President Donald Trump met with the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the White House, Tuesday. Trump expressed support for ...

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AzeezMay 26, 2017

Ebola: FG may sanction Kenya Airways for conveying corpse from Congo

The Federal Government may sanction Kenya Airways for flying a corpse to Nigeria from the Democratic Republic of Congo where ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 18, 2017

U.S sanctions on missile work show ‘ill will’ – Iran

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Iran said on Thursday that the new U.S sanctions targeting it’s ballistic missile program show “ill will” ...

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AzeezMay 14, 2017

“You have been a flagrant menace for far too long” | Trump calls for tougher sanctions on North Korea

President Donald Trump has called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile Sunday. “Let this ...

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ItunuoluwaApril 28, 2017

China threatens North Korea with sanctions

by Itunuoluwa Adebo U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in an interview with Fox News on thursday said China has ...

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AzeezFebruary 3, 2017

US slaps Iran with fresh sanctions after missile tests

The United States has hit Iran with fresh sanctions on Friday for recent ballistic missile tests and its support for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 17, 2016

Historic Iran nuclear deal reached, international sanctions lifted

After the United Nations had established that Iran had significantly reduced its atomic programme, economic sanctions were lifted on the Islamic republic. The historic nuclear ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 12, 2015

Saraki, Dogara will be allowed to defend themselves before being punished – APC

The All Progressives Congress says that it will follow due process while it takes disciplinary action against the Senate President, Bukola ...

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May 19, 2014

Perry Brimah: ‘Some guy’ went to school but what does ‘sanctions against Boko Haram’ mean?

by Perry Brimah The President of Nigeria and other African ‘leaders’ were summoned to ‘school’ in France last week. They ...

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April 6, 2014

Sonala Olumhense: Is there a conspiracy against Nigeria?

by Sonala Olumhense More than anyone else, these countries know exactly what is behind the atrocious governance in Nigeria, and ...

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December 17, 2013

Enough is enough: Ministry, others tell telecoms companies to improve or face sanction

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Ministry of Communication Technology and the Consumer Protection Council, CPC, just as regulatory authority, Nigerian Communications Commission, ...

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December 9, 2013

#NelsonMandela: Beverly Osu, Derenle Edun, others pay last respect to Madiba in Soweto (See Photos)

by Oke Efagene Former Big Brother Africa (BBA) contestant and model, Beverly Osu and media personality, Derenle Edun, showed up ...

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December 9, 2013

Emeka Anyaoku: A tribute to the Mandela I knew

by Emeka Anyaoku In Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, South Africa finally found the man who gave the lead to the people ...

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December 9, 2013

#NelsonMandela: Footballers, Drogba and Eboue penalized for paying tribute to late icon

by Adeola Balogun Following the death of late South African anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela, millions of supporters paid tribute in ...

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December 9, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: Is a Nigerian Mandela possible?

by Ochereome Nnanna So, we return to our question: Is Nigerian Mandela possible? Looking at our history, your answer is ...

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January 26, 2013

Nasir El-Rufai: In search of leadership (2): Restoring hope by avoiding breakdown

by Nasir El-Rufai Such false messiahs are easy to identify – usually they have had no proper education, no profession, ...

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